Automobile maintenance

March 8, 2007 - 5:59am

Keeping today’s turbine-powered aircraft clean might not be rocket science, but it isn’t like washing a car, either. There is now a program that teaches aircraft detailers the safe and proper procedures for detailing all aspects of turbine-aircraft exteriors and interiors.

January 24, 2007 - 8:57am

Fargo Jet Center of Fargo, N.D., has introduced the Aero Spa, a service aimed at pampering your jet with a thorough cleaning and detailing. Aero Spa services include “trip ready” interior cleaning, wet or dry washes, hand waxing, machine buffing, bright work, de-ice boot refurbish and carpet shampoo and extraction. The service is offered as a standalone or in conjunction with line service or maintenance.

October 18, 2006 - 6:24am

Just as with most elements of aircraft ownership, a good cleaning, inside and out, is much more involved than the average person could possibly imagine. Even showering down a piston single involves more than just putting on your bathing suit and grabbing a bucket and sponge. Cleaning solutions from the shelves of the local supermarket or Pep Boys won’t do.

September 21, 2006 - 8:06am

Immaculate Flight, a nationwide aircraft detailing company, has announced it is expanding its aircraft cleaning and detailing services into the Colorado Springs and Denver area this month. Complete detailing services will be offered at Colorado Springs Municipal, Jeffco, Centennial and Front Range airports. The company offers its services 24/7 and currently operates cleaning stations in 13 states.